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I just sprung a coolant leak on my 2016 Trax at 78000Kms. I haven't been able to locate the leak yet because it's not leaking enough to drip on the pavement. Looking under the hood reveals nothing but I can smell it and the reservoir is dropping ever so slightly. Waiting game, but I will bring it in to get pressure tested.
My 2016 did the exact same thing a few months ago at 56000 miles. Just kept refilling and watching closely. Never a spot or drip in my driveway. Got home one day and coolant dumped out from underneath the passenger side seat. Water pump. Took the dealer they pressure tested and said I had a hairline crack on the drivers side in the radiator. I asked to speak to a manager and insisted they pressure check again. That was not where the big leak was at. They tested again and said yes water pump and radiator. Water pump was 300. They had to special order the radiator and sent me home and told me to keep an eye on the coolant. I used AC Delco cooling system tabs. 7.00 on Amazon. Worked like a charm. It will buy me some time for that 1400 radiator repair.
 

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Problems we have had, are annoying but minimal. Driver window squeaks going up and down. Dealership tried to fix for the past 2 years to no avail. The black driver and passenger plastic pieces right above the windshield have come loose. Looks like they were held on by double-sided tape.
 

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I also have the issue of smelling exhaust or oil when the heat is on and my car is in park or sitting idle at red lights.
Just today, my husband went to start the 2015 Trax we have and it wouldn't even turn over. Lights, door ajar bells, all sounds were working, but the ignition just was not working.
We have just recently replaced the battery and I do not think the battery is the issue, as there are other issues we have had in which the vehicle refuses to crank, or is slow to turn over.
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someone please help me. I have a 2016 Chevy Trax, i bought it used at one of the Townsend dealership in 2017, it had 40,00 miles at time of purchase. as of 2021 i have been experiencing problems with my frontend suspension on the driver side. the problems are, cluncking, rattling, squeaking when ever i go on a rough road or hit bumps, low areas or rocks. it also do it when i am driving and turning. I took it to the chevy dealership last year but they act as if they did not hear anything. April 2021, i replaced the front struts. buti still heard bumps. 2022, i started hearing and experiencing problems. on April 13 2022, I took it back to to chevy motors, they had my car for 3 weeks and all they could come up with is to replace the strut plate. i still hear the squeaks, rattaling and some cluncking. besides the struts being replace by the repair shop. i have replaced the following: sway bar link, lower control arms, rotor and brakes. iames, post: 8866, member: 817"]
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Have a 2015 Chevy trax AWD. Had only 50k miles on it used. In the past two years, the car went to ****.
First the radio went out on it. I can't do anything with it. Lucky for me at least I can change channels via steering wheel buttons.
Then in the first year, the ac went out. It takes over an hour for ac to go from hot air to lukewarm or very light cool air...no AC. Took the car in and had the compressor changed and freon flush performed. Ac worked for one week then quit again. I live in TX and can't afford to keeping paying through the nose every few weeks to TRY to get the ac fixed - yet have no choice because in the summer now and burning up anytime have to be in the car.
Then after a year and a half the windshield wiper fluid stopped working.
All I can do with this crap car is hold off until my trade in will be more than what is still owed on the car in two years, then wash my hands of such a lemon of a car.
And due to this experience.....
I will NEVER buy or trust a chevy made vehicle again.
 

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Have a 2015 Chevy trax AWD. Had only 50k miles on it used. In the past two years, the car went to ****.
First the radio went out on it. I can't do anything with it. Lucky for me at least I can change channels via steering wheel buttons.
Then in the first year, the ac went out. It takes over an hour for ac to go from hot air to lukewarm or very light cool air...no AC. Took the car in and had the compressor changed and freon flush performed. Ac worked for one week then quit again. I live in TX and can't afford to keeping paying through the nose every few weeks to TRY to get the ac fixed - yet have no choice because in the summer now and burning up anytime have to be in the car.
Then after a year and a half the windshield wiper fluid stopped working.
All I can do with this crap car is hold off until my trade in will be more than what is still owed on the car in two years, then wash my hands of such a lemon of a car.
And due to this experience.....
I will NEVER buy or trust a chevy made vehicle again.
What a run of bad stuff. Would you consider a GMC Terrain or Acadia?
 

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only thing I have heard people complain about is it's power output, aside from that there's nothing else.
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I have Chevrolet Trax LT 2017 sxt. Suddenly my radio and turn signal sound stopped. Radio display and radio channels display showing. Bidirectional turn signal showing without sound. No Chris’s sound when we start the car. . Pulled blue fuse 15 at F32 and put back after one min but no sound. . Removed black terminal of batter and put it back but no changes means no sound. Please help
 

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Probably blew the driver's door speaker. Try listening if music is coming from the door speaker.
 

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Electronic Issue Our 2016 Trax has been in the shop for almost 4 weeks now. They have not been able to fix any of them - last I heard 10 others at this one dealership, I am sure more at other dealerships! The RPMs rev up and down while driving at a constant speed. The speedometer goes from high to low or off while at a constant speed the gas gauge is all over (up and down) while driving Anyone else have this issue? The dealership just said we can pick it up next week, "it is safe to drive", but we haven't fixed the problem. I am thinking this is not right, the TRAX might be operational, but is still not working %100. Haven't had it a year yet. Anyone else?
My 2013 does this n the traction light come on and it goes all crazy then stop ?
 

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Corroded or loose ground wire in front of battery at the bottom.
 
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True, there's only one engine option: the 1.4 turbo.
It certainly is not a speed monster. Turbo power only kicks in at around 4000 rpm.
In automatic (D) gear it is sluggish, not much kick-down accelleration. In Manual (M) you will notice you can step on it's tail but don't forget to push the + button to shift (I tend to forget to do that in my excitement and the engine has no trouble getting high revs)
It does have high torque. Getting up a slope does not need shifting, only pressing the accelerator pedal further down.
If you like hot acceleration, Trax is the wrong choice. Look into a Camaro with big engine.
I drove my brand new Trax home from the dealer today, and the pep seemed adequate for a low priced SUV wannabe. Handling was better in the trax than my 2017 Spark LS which I traded in today. I only miss the beautiful blue metallic color of the Spark. But I will not miss being cutoff constantly by bigger cars in the Spark.
 
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